Cycling


2020 Tour route boosts climbers

Tour de France organizers put a spring in the step of the climbers yesterday after unveiling the route for the 2020 race featuring a first mountain stage on the second day and only one time trial on the...

October 16, 2019, Wednesday


Merckx hospitalized

A BELGIAN newspaper says cycling great Eddy Merckx sustained head injuries in a crash while riding with friends....

October 15, 2019, Tuesday


Tour of Poland stage 4 nixed after rider’s death

Organizers of the Tour of Poland canceled yesterday’s scheduled fourth stage following the death of Belgian rider Bjorg Lambrecht....

August 7, 2019, Wednesday


Tour gets 1st S. American winner

TOUR de France for the ages was getting a champion of an unusually young age: 22-year-old Egan Bernal, set to become South America’s first winner of cycling’s greatest race when he rides to the finish...

July 29, 2019, Monday


Tour cycling without science is a pipe dream

WITH all the technology stacked against them, the six breakaway riders at the Tour de France had no hope of making it to the finish without being caught. Race directors were watching their every move ...

July 21, 2019, Sunday


Froome gets 2011 Vuelta title due to Cobo doping

Chris Froome has become the 2011 Spanish Vuelta winner because of Juan Jose Cobo’s disqualification for blood doping....

July 19, 2019, Friday


Cavendish out of Tour, still stuck on 30 stage wins

Mark Cavendish won’t get a chance this month to overhaul Eddy Merckx’s record of 34 stage victories at the Tour de France....

July 3, 2019, Wednesday


2014 winner Nibali to lead Bahrain-Merida at Tour

Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali, 2014 champion and a five-time stage winner on the Tour de France, will lead the Bahrain-Merida team in this year’s race....

July 2, 2019, Tuesday


Gilbert left off Tour squad

Former world champion Philippe Gilbert has been left off his team’s squad for the Tour de France, a year after crashing out of the three-week race....

June 27, 2019, Thursday


Thomas crashes out of Tour de Suisse

Geraint Thomas crashed heavily on Tuesday in a second major scare for his Team Ineos after Chris Froome suffered serious injury ruling him out of the Tour de France last week....

June 20, 2019, Thursday




 

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